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A Clear PictureAdvances in Healthcare

A Clear Picture

Doctors utilize video X-rays to pinpoint urinary tract troubles
Fresh Health News: Fall 2021Advances in Healthcare

Fresh Health News: Fall 2021

Change in Season – A simple salt switch offers plenty of flavor without the unpalatable risks associated with too much
Understanding Vaccine BreakthroughAdvances in Healthcare

Understanding Vaccine Breakthrough

Early this fall, as cases of COVID-19 surged again despite available vaccines, questions about “breakthrough cases” also began to surge.
Get screened, gentleman. It can save your life.Advances in Healthcare

Get screened, gentleman. It can save your life.

In general, men don’t do as good of a job as women when keeping up with their health screenings, which
A Targeted ResponseAdvances in Healthcare

A Targeted Response

The body becomes its own best medicine with a fascinating approach to healing bones, joints and connective tissues
Adaptive TechnologyAdvances in Healthcare

Adaptive Technology

Forward-thinking bariatric surgeons exercise the newest robotic technology in the operating room WRITTEN BY Lauren B. JohnsonPHOTOGRAPHS BY (Dr. Mitchell)
Let’s Zoom InAdvances in Healthcare

Let’s Zoom In

Meet the 3T MRI: one of the most powerful and precise diagnostic imaging tools available  Written By Kinsey Gidick  In
Operation: RechargeAdvances in Healthcare

Operation: Recharge

Feeling sluggish? Rather than beelining back to the coffee pot, take a moment to understand what fuels your body best
Virtual RealityAdvances in Healthcare

Virtual Reality

A generous grant helps fund Hospital at Home, the newest version of telehealth and virtual medicine Written by Lauren B.
Fixing the LeakAdvances in Healthcare

Fixing the Leak

Open-heart surgery is the standard method for repairing mitral valves, but for some, a treatment option now available at Roper
Easy to SwallowAdvances in Healthcare

Easy to Swallow

Written by Hailey Middlebroook Thoracic surgeon Dr. Adam Mace is on a mission to help relieve symptoms of achalasia, a
Could You Spot a Stroke?Advances in Healthcare

Could You Spot a Stroke?

“When symptoms start showing up, you have to respond immediately,” says local stroke survivor Ron Brinson, pictured here with his
10 Women Who Made Their Mark in MedicineAdvances in Healthcare

10 Women Who Made Their Mark in Medicine

Trailblazers, innovators and wartime heroines Women have been making their mark in medicine for centuries Women have made significant contributions
HIV/AIDS Infection Rates Continue to Rise in the SouthAdvances in Healthcare

HIV/AIDS Infection Rates Continue to Rise in the South

  Understanding, diagnosing and treating HIV and AIDS has come a long way since the early 1980s, when the virus
A Cut AboveAdvances in Healthcare

A Cut Above

Robotic-assisted technology is improving the accuracy and precision of total knee replacements—a procedure that’s on the rise throughout the nation
Motion GrantedAdvances in Healthcare

Motion Granted

Less than two years after a car accident that shattered her lower limbs, Johns Island resident Lynn Green—pictured here at
Dr. Elizabeth Kline Achieves Milestone for Thoracic Robotic SurgeriesAdvances in Healthcare

Dr. Elizabeth Kline Achieves Milestone for Thoracic Robotic Surgeries

A 59-year old woman will live cancer free after a life-saving surgery Monday that cured her early stage lung cancer.
New Recommendations for the HPV VaccineAdvances in Healthcare

New Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine

The HPV vaccine guards against the human papillomavirus (HPV), a common sexually transmitted infection that can lead to six different
The Latest in Non-Surgical Treatments for ObesityAdvances in Healthcare

The Latest in Non-Surgical Treatments for Obesity

A new non-surgical approach to obesity treatment is here to help you drop the pounds—for good Written by Erin Weeks
Childbirth 101: What to Expect from Labor and DeliveryAdvances in Healthcare

Childbirth 101: What to Expect from Labor and Delivery

Learn what to expect from the spectacular experience of labor and delivery—plus, get an inside look at Roper St. Francis
Meet Dr. Scott Ross, Cardiothoracic SurgeonAdvances in Healthcare

Meet Dr. Scott Ross, Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Dr. Scott Ross is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon and leader in minimally invasive surgical options. Translation: He’s an expert
A Simple Screening Saved Paula's LifeAdvances in Healthcare

A Simple Screening Saved Paula's Life

Paula knew that, as a smoker, she was at risk for cancer, but didn’t know there was a simple screening
Weary of Reflux Pain? Consider Surgery.Advances in Healthcare

Weary of Reflux Pain? Consider Surgery.

The fall and winter holidays will soon be here, taunting you with all the festive foods and drinks that trigger
How Heart Surgery Has EvolvedAdvances in Healthcare

How Heart Surgery Has Evolved

The heart is the beating engine of the body, so when it needs a tune up, it’s not taken lightly.